Lydenburg / Mashishing
Lydenburg is situated at the base of the Long Tom Pass. The name is derived from the Dutch Lijdenburg, or “Town of Suffering”.
Lydenburg has become the centre of the South African fly-fishing industry and is an agricultural and mining hub.
Lydenburg offers the visitor a range of activities, including cinemas, hiking trails, mountain biking and game drives.
Attractions in and around Lydenburg include:
– The Lydenburg Museum holds many ancient artifacts relevant to the town.
– The Gustav Klingbiel Reserve has about 320 bird species recorded. Bushbuck, Kudu, Impala, Zebra, Eland, Grey Rhebuck and Steenbok also occur in the reserve.
– The Sudwala Caves are owned by the African Heritage Foundation and are open 365 days a year including public holidays.
– The Long Tom Pass between Lydenburg and Sabie is named after the famous Long Tom cannon.
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